Work Underway At The SL19B Regions


Work is underway over at the SL19B regions in time for Second Life 19th birthday celebrations starting 16th June through until 5th July 2022. As many know already the SL19B theme is Steampunk and it will be interesting to see how many builds will actually stay with this new theme.

Applications are still open for SL19B and this is a great time to be part of the birthday celebrations. Please note that SL19B applications close on 8th May 2022.

During the past month or so the SLB regions have changed visually slightly for those that have been watching/tracking progress on the map. In many regions the square parcels have been marked out already with new build constructions happening in the south which is good news. In the north and on the east side not much has changed as far as I can see. The planning regions in the south east have not changed recently.

The regions are not open until the public until mid June 2022.

SL19B Regions Map – 27th April 2022

SLB regions / SL19B Regions – 27.4.22

Stay tuned for more SL19B updates on my blog during May 2022 and June 2022.

SL19B Volunteers & Exhibitors Applications Now Open


On 31st March 2022 Linden Lab announced that SL19B applications for volunteers and exhibitors are open for those that want to take part in this year’s birthday celebrations. The theme for SL19B is officially Steampunk and as like in previous years it’s not necessary to build strictly to the theme but it is encouraged though. I’m sure it will be a great birthday celebration once again this year with loads to see and do.

Second Life officially turns 19 years old on 23rd June 2022. The SL19B community birthday celebrations take place between 16th June to 5th July 2022. Everyone is invited to come along and enjoy the party.

SL19B applications are now open for volunteers, exhibitors, performers and for the music fest. See application links below in the blog post to apply.

Here is the full blog announcement below…

Save the date! On June 23rd, Second Life will be turning 19! The 19th annual Second Life birthday celebration (SL19B) will be held from June 16th to July 5th. Get ready for three fun-filled weeks of live music, performances, shopping, and amazing community exhibits!

The theme for SL19B is Steampunk, but don’t let that make you feel limited! Just like last year, your exhibit does not need to stay in theme. Share your Second Life passions with us. Your interests. Your communities. Your world! Every year we celebrate because of you, the amazing and creative Residents who have chosen to call Second Life home. What has drawn you into this world, and what keeps you here? These annual festivities are an opportunity to show us what fuels your Second Life. Let’s celebrate that together!

If you would like to participate as an exhibitor with a presence at SL19B, then please fill out this exhibitor form no later than May 8th.

We’re also looking for volunteers to assist during the celebrations. We are seeking Residents with great people skills and a passion to share the best of Second Life to help us make SL19B a huge success! 

If you have the Second Life spirit and stamina to promote SL19B events and serve as a guide for huge crowds, we’d love for you to fill out the volunteer application by May 8th, 2022!

Over the next month, keep an eye on our blog for more opportunities to participate in the SL19B celebrations!

CURRENT APPLICATIONS FOR SL19B:
Volunteer Application – Applications close on May 8th, 2022 
Exhibitors Application – Applications close on May 8th, 2022 
Performer Application – Applications close on May 8th, 2022 (Blog Post)
Music Fest Application – Applications close on April 10th, 2022 (Blog Post)

SL19B Regions Update

Work has already started over at the SLB regions to get the regions ready for the big event and it will be interesting to see the visual changes over the next few weeks/months. I will blog every so often when new developments happen. Stay tuned for that on my blog.

SL19B regions as of 1st April 2022

Please spread the word about SL19B.

2 months to GO!

SL19B Theme Is Steampunk & Applications Now Open


On Thursday 17th March Linden Lab officially announced details for the upcoming 19th annual Second Life birthday celebrations (SL19B) which will be held from 16th June through until 5th July 2022. The theme for SL19B is Steampunk!. There will be “three fun-filled weeks of live music, performances, shopping and amazing community exhibits!” this year.

Applications are now open for SL19B Performers (apply before 8th May) and for those interested taking part in the SL19B Music Fest happening 16th to 18th June 2022 (apply before 10th April). Applications will open soon for Volunteers, Exhibitors and Merchants. The lab will announce those applications within the next month or so.

SL19B Logo

The full blog announcement about SL19B…

Save the date! On June 23rd, Second Life will be turning 19! The 19th annual Second Life birthday celebration (SL19B) will be held from June 16th to July 5th. The theme for SL19B festivities is Steampunk! Get ready for three fun-filled weeks of live music, performances, shopping, and amazing community exhibits!

To get things started we are opening applications for Music Fest, to be held June 16th-18th. Music Fest will kick off the overall SL19B celebration with three days of live music performances featuring some of the most talented live musicians in SL!
To sign up for a Music Fest audition, please complete this application form by April 10th, 2022.

We are also opening up applications for the general performance schedule. Why celebrate for one day when we can party for a week! We are looking for all types of performers to join the week-long festivities from June 19th-26th. Are you a DJ who can spin up a great party set or a live performer who can jam all night? You might be one of the grid’s amazing Dance companies, or perhaps you’re a Particle Performer? One of the things that makes Second Life so vibrant and exciting is the wide range of performers who share their talent with our Residents. Whatever your medium, we would love to hear from you!

Fill out the official performer application form by May 8th, 2022 and tell us a little about how you roll.

While we encourage all interested performers to sign up, please note that it does not guarantee a spot. We will review all submissions and extend audition invitations via a follow up note in-world to the SL username that you provide.

Over the next few months, keep an eye on our blog for more opportunities to participate in the SL19B celebrations as an Exhibitor, Volunteer, and Merchant!

CURRENT APPLICATIONS FOR SL19B:
Performer Application – Applications close on May 8th, 2022 
Music Fest Application – Applications close on April 10th, 2022

Please spread the word and if you can please participate in one of the biggest Second Life events of 2022. In the mean time planning has started for SL19B it appears. I will blog more on SL19B when new developments happen.

SL19B applications Opening Soon


On Monday 14th March 2022 Mischievous Mole posted this group notice to the Second Life Birthday group inworld (8, 537 members) announcing that the lab are about to open up applications for SL19B (Second Life 19th Birthday). Mischievous Mole says it’s worth keeping eyes on the official Second Life blog in the next few weeks for more information including ways to get involved with the birthday celebrations.

Group Notice

Hello everyone!

I suspect people are starting to wonder what’s up with this year’s Birthday celebrations. Squeaky and I are deep in the planning stage and just about ready to open up applications. Watch the blog for information coming in the next few weeks for all the opportunities to get involved this year!

Missy 🙂

SL19B Dates

I have already blogged about the SL19B dates here.

On the Second Life public calendar if you fast forward to June 2022 the dates for SL19B have already been officially confirmed. It appears that for the 2022 Second Life 19th birthday celebrations will take place from Thursday 16th June to Tuesday 5th July 2022.

SLB Regions

The “SLB” regions are still on the grid from last year it appears and they are closed for public access until June 2022. In the south east nearby there are four SLB Planning regions that are new which is interesting. I will be watching this area closely over the next few months or so.

Ideas

It would be great to see the return of meet the Lindens series and maybe have three weeks of birthday events and more regions this year. It would be good to see more press coverage about it around the world. I think having a planning SL19B and SL20B planning group would be most useful just like the weekly user group office hours.

Previous Birthday Themes

  • SL1B – Second Life First Year Anniversary Gala
  • SL2B – Giant museum displaying various large builds, pictures of SL over time
  • SL3B – Hooray for diversity and Looking towards the future
  • SL4B – “era” of SL
  • SL5B – SL Culture
  • SL6B – The Future of Virtual Worlds
  • SL7B – Unexpected Collaborations
  • SL8B – Magic of Second Life
  • SL9B – Community – (resident run event)
  • SL10B – Looking Forward. Looking Back – (resident run event+)
  • SL11B – The empires of the future, are the empires of the mind
  • SL12B – What Dreams May Come 
  • SL13B – The Shared Adventure
  • SL14B – Carnivalesque 
  • SL15B – Crystal
  • SL16B – Sweet Sixteen
  • SL17B – Road Trips and Vacations
  • SL18B – Hidden Worlds
  • SL19B – To be confirmed
  • SL20B – To be confirmed next year

I can’t wait to hear more about SL19B and blog about it.

SL19B Dates: 16th June To July 5th 2022


On the Second Life public calendar if you fast forward to June 2022 the dates for SL19B have already been officially confirmed. It appears that for the 2022 Second Life 19th birthday celebrations it will take place from Thursday 16th June to Tuesday 5th July 2022.

If you click on SL19B it will bring up a information box saying that more info coming soon with a link to the Second Life birthday celebration Flickr group page. The lab will announce more about SL19B nearer the time as we are five months away from the birthday celebrations.

I am looking forward to SL19B as it’s one of the biggest events of the year in Second Life and I’m sure it will be succesful once again. Next year for SL20B it will be a huge and I am looking forward to that.


SL Public Calendar Info

SL19B

When

Jun 16 – Jul 5, 2022

Description More info coming soon!
https://www.flickr.com/groups/secondlifebirthdaycelebration


Flickr Page Info

Second Life Official ADMIN

On June 23rd, 2003, the Second Life virtual world was launched to the public.
Thank you for celebrating Second Life’s birthday with us!
This year we’ll be celebrating SL19B from June 16th to July 5th.
Keep an eye on our blog for announcements and sign-up forms: second.life/featurednews


I will post more on SL19B in the months ahead when more information becomes available.

SL18B Ends Next Week


This year’s SL18B celebrations will end next week on Tuesday 6th July 2021 when shortly afterwards the SLB regions will go offline for another year. This is a great opportunity for everyone to revisit the exhibitions and explore while the regions are quieter. The live events at SL18B ended on Sunday 27th June 2021.

This year has been very successful for the birthday bash from the music fest, meet the linden talks along with all the live performance events. The preview of the new Fantasy Linden homes theme region has pretty popular during the past few weeks. Hopefully for next year at SL19B and then for the big SL20B celebration it will be amazing once again.

The SL18B Shop & Hop event is still open until 6th July 2021 featuring 320 merchants across 16 regions. There are deals, discounts, new gifts and exclusive items around the shops over there. This is a huge shopping event featuring well know brands from across the grid.

See here for the SL18B Shop & Hop landmarks.

Check out the SL18B section on the Second Life Destination Guide for places to visit and explore.